Fat is bad for many reasons, and in terms of fertility, fat is bad because it interferes with natural egg maturation in a negative way.

To this end, fat supports all kinds of inflammatory processes in the body, which is bad for implantation and is something that fertility research has just recently begun to understand.

Especially in women with PCOS, being overweight is very damaging to their fertility.

PCOS is a very common disorder, and as many as one in ten women of childbearing age may be affected by it. What happens by PCOS is that a female body makes higher-than-normal amounts of testosterone and other androgens (sex hormones usually associated with male traits).

The cause of PCOS is unknown, but the condition is thought to be influenced by many factors, including genetics. This means that PCOS is more likely too occur in women who have an afflicted mother or sister. Please continue reading: Extra-weight does decrease your chances of getting pregnant